FIFA president Gianni Infantino has advocated hosting the World Cup biennially as a move that will help smaller nations achieve their dreams.
As Vietnam look to defend their crown at the upcoming AFF Suzuki Cup, we look back at where some of the key players from three years ago are now.
South Korea's one-time Barcelona starlet Lee Seung-woo has sealed a return to his homeland after joining K League 1 upstarts Suwon FC.
Vietnam have named a formidable 30-man squad for the upcoming AFF Suzuki Cup as they look to retain the trophy they won in 2018.
The U.S. or Mexico could face a winner-takes-all match against a team from Oceania if either side doesn't directly qualify for the World Cup.
FIFA changed the World Cup qualifying format for the intercontinental playoffs on Friday to be single-leg games at a neutral venue.
Long-evident issues in the Socceroos' displays are starting to show through outcomes, and panic across Australian football is starting to set in.
On an eventful night of Asian World Cup qualifiers, South Korea finally delivered a statement win while Japan gained a crucial advantage.
Australia were held to a draw by China thanks to their negative, cross-heavy tactics. Now, they'll have to work extra hard to book a World Cup spot.
China's Wu Lei converted a second-half penalty to earn a 1-1 draw with Australia on Tuesday in World Cup qualifying.
As the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup reaches its halfway mark, we look at who's on course to reach Qatar 2022 and who's as good as gone.
There are no shortage of stars gracing the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup but some unheralded names are also taking their chance to shine.
Australia's overreliance on dead balls and transitional play has left Graham Arnold's team in a precarious position in World Cup qualifying.
After Germany's 9-0 win, we take a look at the top 10 of the biggest men's World Cup qualifying wins ever witnessed.
Japan continued working their way back to form while Iran produced a stunning come-from-behind win on Match Day 5 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.
Australia couldn't mark their first home match in 763 days with a win over Saudi Arabia that would have boosted their hopes of reaching Qatar 2022.
There was no happy homecoming for Australia as they lost defender Harry Souttar to a suspected knee injury in a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia.
Could Portugal, Italy or Spain miss the World Cup finals? And will the United States get closer to qualifying? Here's what to watch for.
Despite boasting Son Heung-min in their ranks, South Korea's lack of alternative options could be an issue with the FIFA World Cup fast approaching.
There will be plenty to play for as the third round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup return for the final international break of the year.
Aaron Mooy will be absent for Australia's next two World Cup qualifiers, forcing Graham Arnold to look at alternatives in the Socceroos midfield.
Tom Rogic will miss the Socceroos' two crunch World Cup qualifying matches due to injury while Aaron Mooy is also out due to club commitments.
The final-round qualifiers for AFC Asian Cup 2023 will depart from its traditional format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Nguyen Quang Hai has been the star of Vietnam's rise in recent years but is running the risk of his career stagnating.
Overlooked in the scrutiny surrounding Newcastle's ownership is just how good Saudi Arabia's national team has become.